Baker Tilly Regional Managing Partner Jeff Ferro Appointed to AICPA Council

Ferro to serve on the governing body of the largest and most influential member association representing the accounting profession.

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) congratulates Jeff Ferro, CPA, regional managing partner and Philadelphia office managing partner, on his appointment to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Council.

“I am honored to join the AICPA Council and represent Baker Tilly and fellow CPAs across the country,” Ferro said. “This is an exciting time in our profession and I look forward to playing a role in shaping its future.”

Ferro has more than 30 years of public accounting experience, working with clients across all industries. He was president of Top 100 firm ParenteBeard until joining Baker Tilly in 2014, when the two firms merged. As regional managing partner, Ferro oversees five business units in Baker Tilly’s East region. He is a member of the firm’s board of partners and national management committee, focusing on collaborative and strategic growth of Baker Tilly’s industries and specialized services.

“We’re proud to have Jeff represent Baker Tilly on the AICPA Council,” Baker Tilly Chairman and CEO Alan D. Whitman said. “Jeff is an accomplished leader who will be a strong advocate for the accounting profession in this role.”

The AICPA is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. The AICPA represents the CPA profession nationally regarding rule-making and standard-setting, and serves as an advocate before legislative bodies, public interest groups and other professional organizations.

About Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (bakertilly.com)

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 countries, with 30,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.2 billion.

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